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Blue Jays Donaldson haunts A’s again in home stand finale

BY RYAN LEONG The 2017 Oakland Athletics are not a playoff team. If you like home runs, they’ll provide plenty of offense. Unfortunately they don’t offer much in the way of pitching and are terrible defensively. Wednesday’s homestand finale provided a sample of what the team offers. They got a …

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Strickland’s Beanball Ignites a BaseBrawl in Holiday loss to Nats

BY RYAN LEONG Memorial Day is best known as a time to remember and pay respects to all those who have died while serving in the armed forces. But It seems to have a different meaning for Giants reliever Hunter Strickland. Strickland has not forgotten that Nationals phenom Bryce Harper …

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A’s blast Red Sox three times before dropping finale

BY RYAN LEONG As well as the A’s played against Boston in this four game series, Sunday’s game was forgettable unless you’re a Red Sox fan. After outscoring the Sox 19-8 in the first three games, the A’s were routed in the finale 12-3, eliminating any hope for the first …

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A’s make walking off against Tigers a habit

BY RYAN LEONG In the classic movie Bull Durham, catcher Crash Davis implores rookie phenom “Nuke” Laloosh to relax and have some fun out there because baseball is a fun game… Fun g-dammit! Well the young A’s have certainly gotten back to their magical fun ways of winning games in …

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D’Atri & Tria run to record board for Bulldog track team

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldog track team went over to Walnut Creek’s Northgate High for the season’s last dual meet, this past Wednesday, April 26. With the season’s end quickly approaching, the Dogs knew there was limited time left to grab some more personal records. Marissa D’Atri, who …

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Athlete of the Week: MARC MOORE

Athlete of the Week: MARC MOORE Alhambra High School senior Marc Moore is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week. Moore, a two-year varsity player, has been one of the team’s best goal-scorers over the last two years. In his first varsity campaign, he scored 27 goals, and with one …

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Bulldogs honor first team on Senior Night

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For senior night, the Alhambra Bulldogs were not only honoring their players in the final year of their high school careers, they honored the guys who started the program 10 years prior. That team didn’t win a single game, but they did pave the way …

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Lady Bulldogs beat down by 19th-ranked Sheldon-Sacramento

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Earlier this season, Alhambra’s girls lost their first home game in over four years. Now they’ve lost their second. Sheldon-Sacramento were no slouches. The Huskies dropped a ton of runs in a strong hitting display, downing the Lady Bulldog softball team 10-4 on Wednesday afternoon. …

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Alhambra girls take down DAL foe Concord in road win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It’s a new world in the Diablo Athletic League for the Alhambra Bulldogs softball team. Gone are the days of 20-0 victories from the DFAL days. Now the Bulldogs see tough competition every week. And when it comes to the DAL, after the Bulldogs, the …

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